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text IMF and World Bank Warn of Financial Crisis as Indonesian Currency Hits Asian Crisis Low by Lydia Andrews
World leaders, finance ministers, heads of banks and nongovernmental organizations begin the Annual IMF and World Bank Meetings held this year in Indonesia. Ahead of the meetings the IMF issued stark warnings that another global financial crisis could be on the horizon. As the meetings kickoff, the currency of Indonesia hit lows reminiscent of the devastating "Asian Financial Crisis" of the 1990s....
Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:36PM
text Dark Clouds Gather on Horizon for Financial System, Warns International Monetary Fund by Kate Zeller
Bali, Indonesia -The International Monetary Fund releases its "Global Financial Stability Report" ahead of its Annual Meetings held this year in Southeast Asia....
Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:10AM
text IMF Lowers Global Growth Projections and Raises Concerns of Financial Crisis by Kate Zeller
Bali, Indonesia - The International Monetary Fund released the World Economic Outlook Report and lowered global growth projections to 3.7 percent for 2018 and 2019....
Posted: Tue Oct 9, 2018 8:22AM
image Boycott Driscoll's on KPFA's Full Circle 480_boycott-driscolls-solidarity_1.jpg by First Voice Apprentices
On October 5, 2018, Steve Zeltzer discussed the Boycott Driscoll's movement on KPFA's Full Circle....
Posted: Sun Oct 7, 2018 9:54PM
image 50.000! We will end coal! 480_0c4027eff5aea029b7e97a1c89d93fd5_1.jpg by Campact!
What a day: Over 50,000 people came to Hambacher Wald this weekend. In the best party mood. Because RWE has suffered a crushing defeat in court. The ancient forest must not be cleared for now. [1] This round went to us, but the biggest confrontation is yet to come - to the number one climate killer: the lignite. But this Saturday was a terrific start....
Posted: Sun Oct 7, 2018 3:30AM
image US Withdraws from Protocol to Vienna Convention Over Jerusalem two-assholes_trump-bolton-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw from the optional protocol and dispute resolution to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, in connection to a case challenging the transfer of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, US national security adviser John Bolton said, Wednesday....
Posted: Sat Oct 6, 2018 3:54PM
image Fur Farm in Italy Destroyed in Arson Despite Best Efforts by Owner italy_mink_sep18.jpg by Animal Liberation Press Office
Same Farm had Endured Release of its Imprisoned Animals in 2016 and Saw a Van Destroyed by Arson Last Year...
Posted: Sat Oct 6, 2018 12:39AM
image Korean companies encouraged to back highly contentious giant coal mine in Australia 480_ef542aac36be194af1e16fca7240457cb5f99980_1.jpg by Market Forces
We obtained a document this week that reveals Korean companies were being encouraged to back Adani’s Carmichael project. Adani: https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/documents-show-australian-and-south-korean-officials-discussed-financing-adani-mega-mine-20181004-p507r9.html In 2016, Adani asked Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to meet with the Korean Export Import Bank, and DFAT obliged....
Posted: Thu Oct 4, 2018 9:31PM
image Australia’s true colours are red, white, and racist. No-one should stand for it 480_australian-flag-blood-splatter_1.jpg by Liam McLoughlin at newmatilda
This nation is stained with blood, soaked with white supremacy, and shameless with its boastful brand of discrimination. Aboriginal leaders and refugees light the path to justice and healing, we just need the courage to follow them, writes Liam McLoughlin at New Matilda. newmatilda.com/2018/09/26/australias-true-colours-red-white-racist-no-one-stand/...
Posted: Wed Oct 3, 2018 5:34AM
image Aborigines resisting Australia's biggest frackers 480_darwin_fracking_demo_1.jpg by Seed
I’ve never been more pumped about a campaign than I am about taking on one of the biggest fracking companies - Origin Energy - and ensuring they can never frack for gas in the NT....
Posted: Tue Oct 2, 2018 6:49AM
image Boycott Driscoll's Day of Action on KPFA Evening News 480_boycott-driscolls-alianza_1.jpg by KPFA
Saturday, September 29th marked an international day of action against Driscoll's, with rallies in Tijuana, Chicago, New York, and San Francisco. The United Farm Workers of America, the nation's largest farmworkers union, has been silent on the Driscoll's boycott....
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:26PM
image 'We want white people to stop celebrating the day they invaded us' 480_4520_1.jpg by Diet Simon, sourcing from WGAR News
On January 26 1788 the first of many British fleets carrying convicts arrived in what is now Sydney, Australia’s biggest city. Officially the date is celebrated as Australia Day. Indigenous Australians have long objected to that. The issue has just flared up again with the right-of-centre prime minister, Scott Morrison, rejecting the demand to change the date for a national date and suggesting that Aborigines be celebrated separately on a different day. http://www.indymedia.org.nz/articles...
Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:11AM
image Thousands of Australian health professionals demand refugee kids off island prison camp 480_george_1.jpg by Diet Simon, sourcing from GetUp!
Thousands more doctors, nurses and health professionals have joined the Australian Medical Association and called for the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, to get refugee children off the Nauru Island prison camp. Morrison needs to listen to doctors' orders. Over the last few days, thousands more doctors, nurses and health professionals have joined the Australian Medical Association and called for the PM to get #KidsOffNauru.1...
Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:30AM
image One of world's biggest banks stops coal investments 480_42596459_1138551682964384_5478125271586439168_n.jpg by Diet Simon, sourcing from Market Forces
A huge blow to the fossil fuel industry! One of the world’s biggest banks, London-based Standard Chartered PLC, has announced that it will not fund any new coal-fired power plant projects, including expansions, in any location. since the start of this decade Standard Chartered had funded over 10,000 Megawatts of new coal power plants....
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:04PM
image Flaming Kites Cause Fires in Bordering Israeli Communities near Gaza kites3-maan.jpg by IMEMC
Six fires erupted, on Saturday, in Israeli communities surrounding the besieged Gaza Strip, caused by flaming objects launched from Gaza....
Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:52PM
image Argentina_Cheguevaristas 480____dignidad_revolucionaria_se_busca_1.jpg by Red Latina sin fronteras
Argentina_Cheguevaristas: Memorias de haber sido y dignidad de seguir siendo...
Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:01AM
image San Francisco Labor Council Supports the Driscoll's Boycott Global Day of Action 480_san-francisco-labor-council.jpg by #BoycottDriscolls
Leadership of the Alianza de Organizaciones Sociales and of SINDJA have called for a Global Day of Action on September 29, 2018, in support of the Driscoll's boycott and in support of the farmworkers' fight to obtain a collective-bargaining agreement....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:33PM
image Jerry Brown announces satellite launch as frontline communities protest oil drilling expansion 480_carbon_pricing_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Regarding Brown’s call for launching a climate satellite, Zizi stated, “I felt it’s a joke to have this satellite to find out more statistics on climate change when during the Global Climate Action Summit, there were hundreds of people on the street who are on the front lines dealing with climate change on a daily basis. We have the truth. We have the statistics....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:04PM
image ¡Boicot Driscoll’s! Día de Acción Global el 29 de septiembre, 2018 480_boycott-driscolls-global-action-sep-29-2018_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
El Sindicato Independiente Nacional Democrático de Jornaleros Agrícolas, convoca a todas las organizaciones hermanas a sumarse a la Acción Global Internacional en contra de Driscoll's....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:45PM
image Boycott Driscoll’s! Global Action on September 29, 2018 480_boycott-driscolls-global-action-sep-29-2018_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
The National Democratic Independent Farm Workers Union (SINDJA) is calling upon all sister organizations to participate in the Global Day of Action against Driscoll's....
Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:42PM